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Correlational findings

Study Mussen et al. (1980): study US 1928 /1

Public:
Mothers of preschool-aged-children, Berkeley USA, 1928-68
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 28
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews at age 30 and age 70

Correlate

Authors's label
Happiness at age 30
Our Classification
Operationalization
T1 happiness (age ± 30) assessed by interviewer ratings of cheerfulness.
Index of two ratings by a psychologist and a psychiatric social worker, who interviewed the subject independently.

T2 happiness (age ± 70) assessed by an index of two independent ratings: one by the interviewer and the other by a clinical psychologist who read the interview protocol.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks A-CP-g-fi-v-7-a r = +.27 p < .10